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Hi my name is*****: What is the make/model/year of your car?

I have a 2007 Saturn Ion 2.2, AC inop, I've replaced the Compressor because I thought that's what was wrong, Just replaced it a second time today, I cant get the Clutch to engage or the electronic cooling fan to operate when the AC is turned on, I have checked fuses, Swapped the relay under the hood, I am at such a lose, Can you please help me?

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the clutch? Has it been slipping or sticking?

It's new twice over, The original one had 56,648 on it

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ion yourself? What have you tried so far?

Replaced the Compressor, Checked the fuses, Swaped the AC relay, Tried jumping the compressor, NO go with any of it, the Clutch nor the Electric cooling will not engage. The cooling does work Via engine temp.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Thats about everything

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Auto Mechanic: Amedee, Former ASE Master Tech replied 1 year ago
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My name is ***** ***** I can assist you with your question.

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Auto Mechanic: Amedee, Former ASE Master Tech replied 1 year ago

I am very sorry your having this issue with your vehicle.

I will try my best to answer all of your questions.

However, before we get started, please let me mention a few things.

1. If at any point you would like to speak on the phone, please feel free to request a phone call on your end and I can call you right away.

2. If you dont understand any technical terms or anything that I mention (component tests or theory or operation), please let me know and I will provide you with a more in debt explanation or answer.

3. Please understand that I am here to help you any way I can.

9 times out of 10, this is caused by an incorrect freon charge. Either the freon is too low or too high resulting in the Ac compressor inop.

However, if you are sure the Freon level is good (within the correct parameters), this is usually caused by a faulty AC pressure sensor, switch or evaporator temperature sensor.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Amedee,
Hello It does not have a full charge, Again I have replaced the Compressor and can not get it to Start to charge the system, I have evacuated it, When I turn the system on The Compressor clutch will not engage nor will the Electric Cooling Fan operate with the AC on.
Auto Mechanic: Amedee, Former ASE Master Tech replied 1 year ago

I understand sir.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago

I have a 2007 Saturn Ion 2.2, AC inop, I've replaced the Compressor because I thought that's what was wrong, Just replaced it a second time today, I cant get the Clutch to engage or the electronic cooling fan to operate when the AC is turned on, I have checked fuses, Swapped the relay under the hood, I am at such a lose, Can you please help me?

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the clutch? Has it been slipping or sticking?

It's new twice over, The original one had 56,648 on it

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ion yourself? What have you tried so far?

Replaced the Compressor, Checked the fuses, Swaped the AC relay, Tried jumping the compressor, NO go with any of it, the Clutch nor the Electric cooling will not engage. The cooling does work Via engine temp.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Thats about everything
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